New Zealand’s Secret Weapon

By Mark Bregman

New Zealand’s Secret Weapon

Over the last several years, there has been a growing trend in New Zealand to increase academic and research funding by universities themselves taking on venture capital to help develop new commercialization paths for their staff and students.

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Bridging the Gap: Facilitating Growth in New Zealand’s Early Stage Innovations

By Mark Bregman

Bridging the Gap: Facilitating Growth in New Zealand’s Early Stage Innovations

Having worked in Australia for four years, I got to appreciate how well the venture capital sector has thrived there.

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Not Just Lambs and Hobbits

By Mark Bregman

Not Just Lambs and Hobbits

In September of 2018, The Economist published a fascinating article entitled: “Why startups are leaving Silicon Valley”. As a 20-year resident of Silicon Valley, it certainly caught my eye (as well as most of my VC peers).

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